The Archaeology programme of the University of Glasgow combines conceptual learning with independent research and project-based work. A key strength of this programme is its flexibility, which allows you to create a portfolio of courses based on your individual needs and interests.
Why this programme
- The University can facilitate work placements and internships with organisations such as Historic Environment Scotland, the National Trust and the Hunterian Museum.
- Our collaboration with SUERC, a premier scientific dating facility, supports interested students developing their skills in the archaeological sciences.
- Our staff are engaged in a variety of innovative research projects (both in Scotland and abroad) and actively involve students in such projects.
- Interested students are supported to develop their skills in the use and creation of digital collections and archives.
- The programme came 4th in the UK in the 2019 National Student Survey, with a 100 per cent student satisfaction score.
Graduates will have a solid foundation of skills, knowledge and understanding from which to pursue careers in universities, research institutes, government agencies, conservation charities and private-sector professional practice. The course also prepares you to proceed to study for a PhD in Archaeology.
- Research and Professional Skills
- Archaeology Dissertation
- Experiencing Landscape and Heritage
- Remote Sensing for Human Ecology and Archaeology
- Digital Pasts: Interactive Media and Games for Archaeology and Heritage
- Archaeological Digital Imaging
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesArchaeology History Ancient History View 645 other Masters in History in United Kingdom
- Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.
- A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
- A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
- Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
- One reference letter on headed paper
- Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
- Any additional documents required for this programme (see Entry requirements for this programme)
- A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)
International20400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Part-time fee: £1,112 per 20 credits
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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